Archive for the Living Category

What Tomorrow’s Retirees Want in a Life Plan Community

What Tomorrow’s Retirees Want in a Life Plan Community People are living longer, healthier lives and expecting more from their golden years than ever before. In response, Life Plan Communities like Paradise Valley Estates are relying on research to prepare for continued growth. According to Ziegler Investment

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MEALS ON WHEELS WANTS TO WISH ALL OF OUR FRIENDS HAPPY HOLIDAYS Serving Solano County Since 1977 Holidays are a time for family, food and togetherness. Unfortunately there are thousands of seniors right here in Solano County who are alone and hungry. Each senior that we serve

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History of Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos

Day of the Dead is an interesting holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico during the chilly days of November 1 & 2. Even though this coincides with the Catholic holiday called All Soul’s & All Saint’s Day, the indigenous people have combined this with their own

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The Legacy of Memories

The Legacy of Memories Some years ago, I inherited boxes of photographs that were the collection of my grandmother who died in the 1980’s. She seemed always to have a camera and was always taking photos. Many of the photos were of me, my brothers and sisters,

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Solano County launches

Solano County launches Introducing a new way to get seniors in Solano County informed, involved and connected to services! Solano County Department of Health and Social Services has launched a free, one-stop resource website for seniors, their families, caregivers and service providers. The website,, is

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July by Terry Minion

I often sing Jingle Bells in July and celebrate holidays whenever I want. I see no need to wait until there is majority agreement on a date to celebrate something. It’s so much fun to make my own celebration dates. I like living in the present. There

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6 Steps to Grow a Garden Anywhere

The benefits from gardening are endless – relaxation, fitness, family fun, delicious food and beautifying your lawn. Across the country, millions of people live in townhomes, apartments or single-family homes that seem to lack the outdoor space needed for a conventional garden. But the good news is

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Top Gardening Trends for 2017

Whether you have a backyard or just a few containers on the patio, sunny days are your cue it’s time to garden. Growing your own flowers, herbs and vegetables is a lot of fun, and with some simple tips, it can be pretty easy to make sure

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Is the World you’re Looking at See-Worthy?

Yesterday was a fascinating day. I got up feeling “off.” As I moved through my morning, I felt more off. As I was recognizing the negative feeling within me, I wanted to feel better. So I began trying to find better feeling thoughts, yet this off-feeling was

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The Being Mortal Project (Part II)

The Being Mortal Project (Part II) By Louise Joyce (This is the second in a three-part series.) The Conversation Grows From our first event on June 10th we watched the power of word of mouth raise the conversation to new heights. Our second event on Aug 23rd at

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